About Rocco


Rocco is based in Toronto. He has been published in over 30 magazines and literary journals in Canada and abroad, including Descant, Queens Quarterly, Event and Canadian Literature. He has appeared on radio specials in Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax and New York City and has been commissioned to write poetry by the CBC. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the arts ezine, Latchkey.net, and is working on his third collection of poetry, "Everything is Still Burning: 20 Travel Poems." Another collection, published by Fooliar Press, is expected in the fall of 2005 Rocco has travelled much throughout Europe and Asia and Canada and all the places and experiences reflect in his writing. He has worked as a garbage man, a research reporter, a rickshaw driver, a hard labourer, and presently an English instructor for new Canadian immigrants. He has launched his website not only to promote his own poetry and art, but also to open an online venue for other artists like himself, struggling for an audience and a stake in a little immortality.

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Hey all,

Thanks for such a great night last night! It was a packed house at the Garrison and I enjoyed sharing the stage with such great writers!






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I am very happy to announce the launch of my latest collection on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018. I am honoured to be sharing the stage with such talent! Save the date!

Quattro Book Launch-7

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I am happy to present the cover of my upcoming collection of poetry. Just a few more tweaks and I will be able to update you with the launch date and location.


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I am so happy to be published in the latest issues of The Antigonish Review and Grain.